Our last blog focused on the benefits of undergoing an exam with our Olathe, KS, general dentists. But what about the dental cleaning? This procedure may seem like an unimportant one, especially if you brush and floss each day. However, a cleaning is often crucial for avoiding very serious oral health issues, including periodontal disease!
A checkup is a chance for our general dentists to take a close look at your smile, diagnosing issues that could cause trouble for your smile unless treated. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will explain why everyone, from kids to adults, benefits from a checkup, and what happens during your preventive dental visits.
Our last blog focused on the home sleep studies and assessments we use to identify the presence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, once we identify the presence of this serious disorder, how do we help our patients rest easier? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist looks at how we treat OSA with a custom oral appliance.
Do you often feel exhausted during the day, and suffer from chronic snoring too? If so, this could be related to a serious concern known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In order to curb your snoring and provide relief from sleep apnea symptoms, you may need treatment. Fortunately, your Olathe, KS, dentists can assess your risk with a simple and convenient home sleep study.
Children need care both at their home and in our office to prevent the onset of tooth decay. Otherwise, a cavity could mean tooth sensitivity and toothaches, as well as an increased risk of infection and premature tooth loss! In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will explain what needs to be done to protect little smiles from decay. We’ll also look at two unique preventive treatments.
Many people have put off seeing the dentist for routine checkups, whether due to concerns regarding the pandemic, or because they simply don’t understand the value of these visits. However, a dental checkup is often crucial for protecting your overall health! In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will look at the benefits offered by a dental checkup.
A lack of proper oral hygiene and other factors could not only increase the risk of oral health issues for your teeth, but your gums as well! While Centers for Disease Control (CDC) studies show half of adults over the age of 30 have periodontal disease, often routine care at home and in our office can help prevent the disease, or manage it successfully. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist looks at how we improve your gum health.
If you have trouble sleeping, or experience daytime drowsiness regularly despite feeling like you rested the night before, you could be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Fortunately, we can perform a diagnosis to see if you need treatment, and your diagnosis doesn’t rely on trying to rest in an uncomfortable lab setting. Instead, we offer our Olathe, KS, patients access to a convenient home sleep study.
Despite exaggerations in the media, root canal therapy is a safe and comfortable procedure, and a vital one. If a patient comes to us with a decayed or infected tooth, then endodontic treatment could be necessary to treat the smile and prevent tooth loss. When should you visit your Olathe, KS, dentist for this restorative procedure?
Cavities can impact people of all ages. Even if we brush and floss, there is still the risk of cavities forming as only 1% to 2% of the population are immune to dental caries. So, what happens when you develop a cavity? For people with tooth decay, your Olathe, KS, dentist can offer treatment in a single visit with tooth-colored dental fillings.